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Sripali Weerakkody to announce retirement soon


Sri Lanka’s woman cricketer Sripali Weerakkody is all set to announce retirement from both formats of the game she has played.

Sripali Weerakkody to announce retirement soon

According to the sources close to her family and friends, the 34-year-old Sripali now wants to build her career in international training.

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Sripali recently became Sri Lanka’s first woman cricketer qualified as Master and Fitness Trainer. She has been certified by the Australian Institute of Fitness.

The 34-year-old right arm medium pacer played 89 ODIs and 58 T20I matches and took 58 and 31 wickets respectively. Sripali was member of the 2014 Asian Games bronze medal winning team.

In October 2018, she was named in Sri Lanka’s squad for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies.

Despite repeated attempts she was not available for comments but she is believed to have informed her decision to retire to the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), it is understood.

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